Friday, September 13, 2013

Read Right, Write Wrong

Let me read that again!
 
Did I read that sign right?
"TOILET OUT OF ORDER. PLEASE USE FLOOR BELOW"
 
In a Laundromat:
AUTOMATIC WASHING MACHINES: PLEASE REMOVE ALL YOUR CLOTHES WHEN THE LIGHT GOES OUT
 
In a London department store:
BARGAIN BASEMENT UPSTAIRS
 
In an office:
WOULD THE PERSON WHO TOOK THE STEP LADDER YESTERDAY PLEASE BRING IT BACK OR FURTHER STEPS WILL BE TAKEN
 
In an office:
AFTER TEA BREAK STAFF SHOULD EMPTY THE TEAPOT AND STAND UPSIDE DOWN ON THE DRAINING BOARD
 
Outside a secondhand shop:
WE EXCHANGE ANYTHING - BICYCLES, WASHING MACHINES, ETC. WHY NOT BRING YOUR WIFE ALONG AND GET A WONDERFUL BARGAIN?
  
Notice in health food shop window:
CLOSED DUE TO ILLNESS
  
Spotted in a safari park:
ELEPHANTS, PLEASE STAY IN YOUR CAR
 
 Seen during a conference:
FOR ANYONE WHO HAS CHILDREN AND DOESN'T KNOW IT, THERE IS A DAY CARE ON THE 1ST FLOOR
 
Notice in a farmer's field:
THE FARMER ALLOWS WALKERS TO CROSS THE FIELD FOR FREE, BUT THE BULL CHARGES. 
 
Message on a leaflet:
IF YOU CANNOT READ, THIS LEAFLET WILL TELL YOU HOW TO GET LESSONS
 
On a repair shop door:
WE CAN REPAIR ANYTHING. (PLEASE KNOCK HARD ON THE DOOR - THE BELL DOESN'T WORK)
 

4 comments:

IdeaGoddess said...

Excellent! Thanks for sharing, Imran.

Mairaj Hasan said...

These are all way too awesome
I say some might work out when translated in Urdu ... :)

ViolaFury said...

I love things like this. I also love the "Chinglish" directions you get when you have to assemble anything, from printers to fabricated desks.

I also appreciate so-called "warnings" on labels. My favorite? The one on a Superman Halloween Costume Cape. Caution: Cape does not allow wearer to fly. The most ridiculous part of all of this? That warning is there, because someone did just that and probably sued the manufacturer. I just hope the cretin didn't jump off a roof! Thanks for the laughs! Mary

Imran Anwar said...

You are so write, I right, I mean korekt, I mean, korect, I mean… Oh, never mind LOL.. Better than being too co-rectal about it. :-)